1885

"College of the New England type" planned

1886

Plans made for town called Claremont
1886

1887

Pomona College founded

1888

First classes taught in Ayer Cottage
1888

1889

Classes resume at Claremont Hall
1889
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1885

Pasteur tests his rabies vaccine

1886

Statue of Liberty dedicated

1887

Gunfighter Doc Holliday dies

1888

Jack the Ripper murders

1889

Van Gogh paints "Starry Night"